Wednesday, July 8, 2020

ACEO Clown Portrait #174 "Dr. Chester Drawers"

Clown #174  "Dr. Chester Drawers"
acrylic on paper, 
2 ½” x 3 ½” (64 x 89 mm), 2020

ACEO Clown portrait #174 is inspired by a wonderful clown "Dr. Chester Drawers" aka Leo Desilets from Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Leo Desilets has been performing as a clown, magician, and balloon artist for over 25 years. He has trained with Master Teachers: Tony Montenaro, David Shiner, Bill Irwin, Barry Lubin, Dick Monday, Michael Christensen, Ami Hattab, Avner Eisenberg, Julie Goell, Bob E. Thomas, Chris Bayes, and Frosty Little. His performancs have taken him across the United States and Europe. In 2005 Leo was named Clown of the Year by the BIG APPLE CIRCUS CLOWN CARE program. In 1997 he was awarded The Golden Nose Award by the Northeast Clown Association.

For the last 20 years Leo has been known as "Dr. Chester Drawers", administering healing through humor,for the BIG APPLE CIRCUS CLOWN CARE program located at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. Now performing with Healthy Humor.

"Dr. Chester Drawers"

work in progress

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